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Europe turning blind eye to humanitarian crisis, says MSF

NEW YORK, New York - The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is to resume lifesaving ...

Imran Khan welcomed to U.S. by 30,000 supporters

WASHINGTON, DC - Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan who has arrived in the U.S. for a meeting with President Donald ...

Iranian anti-narcotics police swoop on major drug ring

TEHRAN, Iran - The anti-narcotics police forces in Iran are waging war on drug dealers, and are having success.A drug ...

Gulf tensions put global flow of oil supplies at risk

Tensions between the United States, Iran and other countries are flaring again in the Strait of Hormuz.There are competing explanations ...

Guzman jailed but business as usual for Sinaloa cartel

The infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera – aka "El Chapo" – has been sentenced to life plus ...

8 school children dead after truck crash in Philippines

CEBU, Philippines - An excursion on Friday for 39 primary school kids on their way to a sports meet at ...

Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps capture British tanker

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran has seized a British Oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, apparently in retailiation for Britains ...

UN hailed astronauts as 'three great pioneers'

NEW YORK, New York - As the world remembers Saturday's 50th anniversary of the "giant leap for mankind" made by ...

Smith Advertising a virtual ponzi scheme, says FBI

TAMPA, Florida - In the United States, an elderly man in a wheelchair lost more than $100,000. A woman lost ...

Briefing: For many Iraqis, post-war life remains a struggle

At a glance: Iraq's stalled recovery 1.6 million Iraqis remain displaced across the country; around one fifth are from the ...

Rural Laotians Suffer as Drought in Mekong Region Worsens

An extensive drought in Southeast Asia that has lasted since the beginning of this year is creating difficulties for people ...

Members of European Parliament urge Trump to intervene in Balochistan

Brussels [Belgium], July 22 (ANI): As Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is on a three-day official visit to the United ...

Empty Nets as Overfishing and Climate Change Sap Lake Malawi

SENGA BAY, MALAWI - On the shores of Lake Malawi, a crowd eagerly awaits the arrival of a white and ...

Menstrual cups vs tampons - here's how they compare

Around one-quarter of the world's population menstruate. That's more than 1.9 billion people in the world who will bleed, on ...

In Speech to Congress, Philippine Leader Defends Actions Toward China

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told congress during a speech on Monday that he had no choice but accept Beijing's expansionism ...

Trump offers to mediate between India and Pakistan on Kashmir

US President Donald Trump has offered to mediate the decades-long Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan, a move that signals ...

Trump: US, Pakistan Cooperating to Try to End War in Afghanistan

This story was updated on July 22 at 2:25 pmWHITE HOUSE - The United States and Pakistan are jointly seeking ...

Trump Says US Bracing for 'Absolute Worst' With Iran

VOA White House Bureau Chief Steve Herman contributed to this report.WASHINGTON - The United States and Iran pushed full steam ...

No mention of Kashmir issue in White House statement

Washington [US], July 22 (ANI): The statement released by White House following the meeting of US President Donald Trump and ...

Tajikistan panhandles for money, resists reforms

In the second half of June, officials in Tajikistan summoned a meeting of international development agencies to make a bold ...

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Imran Khan welcomed to U.S. by 30,000 supporters

WASHINGTON, DC - Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan who has arrived in the U.S. for a meeting with President Donald ...

Trump: US, Pakistan Cooperating to Try to End War in Afghanistan

This story was updated on July 22 at 2:25 pmWHITE HOUSE - The United States and Pakistan are jointly seeking ...

Tajikistan panhandles for money, resists reforms

In the second half of June, officials in Tajikistan summoned a meeting of international development agencies to make a bold ...

Taliban Talks Key Topic as Trump Meets Pakistani Leader

This story was updated on July 22 at 2:25 pmWHITE HOUSE - The United States and Pakistan are jointly seeking ...

ICC bars Zimbabwe women players from travelling to England

London [UK], July 22 (ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday barred four players and a coach from the Zimbabwe ...

At Least Seven Civilians Killed In Air Strike In Eastern Afghanistan

Afghan officials say a joint air strike by U.S. and Afghan forces has killed at least seven civilians.The incident occurred ...

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